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Teen Art and Activism Camp

Monday, June 12 at 10:00 AM to Thursday, June 15 at 2:00 PM


Designed for ages 13 to 18

In this camp, teens will learn how to use their artwork for advocacy and activism. During this 4 day camp, students will engage with local artists and guest speaker from the SPLC (Souther Poverty Law Center) to explore the role of art in social movements and engage in positive dialogue about social biases. Each day will also included a guided studio time for students to create with a variety of materials. Student will also have a chance to tour The Bias Inside Us exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). Lunch will not be provided, so please bring snacks and/or lunch in sealed container.

This workshop is limited to 15 students, and advance registration is required.


The registration fee of $60 includes all the art-making materials.

Partial scholarships are available upon request. Please contact education@mmfa.org.

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Museum members save 25% on studio class registrations.

Fees and Refunds

Class costs will only be refunded if a program is cancelled. For any other full refund or credit, cancellations must be made no later than two weeks before the program begins. After that time a 25% administrative fee will be charged.


For questions or to register by phone, contact Brandy Morrison at bmorrison@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4365.

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